File:كتاب تاريخ الأدب العربي للمستشرق الألماني كارل بروكلمان.JPG|thumbnail|History of Arabic Literature 1909 - Carl Brocklmann
'''Carl Brockelmann''' (17 September 1868 – 6 May 1956) German Semitic studies|Semiticist
, was the foremost Orientalism|orientalist
of his generation. He was a professor at the universities in University of Wrocław|Breslau
and, from 1903, University of Königsberg|Königsberg
. He is best known for his multi-volume ''Geschichte der arabischen Litteratur
'' (1898–1902) (History of Arabic literature) which included all writers in Arabic to 1937, and remains the fundamental reference volume for all Arabic literature, apart from the Christian Arabic texts (covered by Georg Graf
He also published ''Syrische Grammatik mit Litteratur, Chrestomathie und Glossar'' (1899), ''Semitische Sprachwissenschaft'' (1906), ''Lexicon syriacum'' (1928), and...